Welcome to the Women's Fund for the Fox Valley Region, Inc., an organization creating positive social change by investing in the unique needs and talents of women and girls. The Women's Fund pools together gifts both large and small from a broad base of donors to support our grants, education and advocacy work. With donor support, the Women's Fund is a leader in impacting social issues concerning women and girls by funding organizations that create positive change in our communities.
Worldwide and locally, women and children are disproportionately represented among victims of violence and poverty. In Northeast Wisconsin, 9% of households are headed by a single mother, yet these households make up 25% of the region's households in poverty. When you give a woman equal access to opportunity, her family and community will thrive.
Click here to find a copy of the complete Status of Women in Wisconsin Report.
Wine, Women & Art Was a Hit!
The Wine, Women & Art event was a big success! Thank you to all who attended, and to all of our fabulous sponsors!
Save the date for the Women's Fund Luncheon!
The fourteenth annual Women's Fund Luncheon is going to be held on Thursday, September 11, 2014 - save the date! More details will be coming soon.
Young women, low income women and some minorities are disproportionately victims of domestic violence and rape. Women ages 20-24 are at greatest risk of nonfatal domestic domestic violence, and women age 24 and under suffer from the highest rates of rape.